Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator
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Road Trip (2014)


violin ensemble (or five violins)
or string quartet | 4 mins.
(student performers)
Available from Schnitzel Music



Road Trip provides violinists of varying abilities with a piece they can play together as an ensemble. Violin 1 is the hardest, Violins 2 & 3 are a bit easier, and Violins 4 & 5 are easiest of all. In addition, Violin 4 can be omitted entirely if ensembles would like to play the piece as a violin quartet. Road Trip is the perfect piece for violin ensembles, camps, and studio recitals, and it's a great opportunity for younger students to play alongside their older counterparts.

The arrangement for string quartet is perfect for an ensemble that is ready to play chamber music together, but not yet ready for more advanced repertoire.

Road Trip was commissioned by Concordia Conservatory for its student performers